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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 153-07
February 08, 2007

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
           Sgt. Joshua J. Frazier, 24, of Spotsylvania, Va., died Feb. 6 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.  Frazier was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
           For further information in regard to this release the media can contact the II MEF public affairs office at (910) 451-7200.